Link About It: This Week’s Picks

East Coast skate culture, expanding reproductive health access, protein pulled from air and more news

Producing Protein From Air Using Solar Energy Helsinki-based cellular agriculture pioneer Solar Foods intends to produce 100 tonnes of their alternative protein, Solein, per year upon the forthcoming opening of their commercial-scale factory. This output could be transformed into four or five million meals annually. The food-tech company utilizes microbes harvested from soil, along with solar-powered electricity and air to create Solein. Pasi Vainikka, the …

“Colors” Skateboard

From artist and skateboarder Jeffrey Cheung—who runs There Skateboards, an offshoot of  the SF-based collective Unity which represents and supports queer skaters—this “Colors” deck features his signature figurative art. Available in two sizes (8.25 or 8.5 inches), this skateboard has been made and designed with all types of skaters in mind.

Holiday Gift Guides 2022: Let’s Get Physical

Whether your loved ones are into swimming or stretching, cycling or surfing, there's gear for all kinds of activities

Whether at your desk, on the couch, in bed or simply staring at your phone scrolling endlessly, we are all spending too much time indoors. The importance of moving our bodies—especially getting outside and maybe meeting up with friends, family and neighbors—can’t be understated. Whether your loved ones’ enjoy surfing, snowboarding, swimming, strolling or stretching, there are plenty of design-forward but practical presents in our …